News - March 2021
Leaders, Makers and Dreamers
The amazing student leaders and Trojan engineers changing the conversation about STEM.
Computing Machinery Faces an Urgent Scarcity
USC Viterbi professor leads panel at international conferences for computer scientists and engineers.
Giving Back is Top Priority for First Generation Student
Industrial and systems engineering student Carlos Acosta is active in a range of student organizations, as well as much-needed volunteer relief efforts for his homeland of Venezuela.
Can We Predict Which COVID-19 Patients Will End Up in the ICU?
USC researchers created an algorithm that uses five biomarkers to determine which COVID-19 patients will need intensive care after hospitalization.
To Mars and Beyond: USC Student Plays Role in NASA Mars Mission
Devin Martin, an undergraduate student in computer science, dreamed about working for NASA since he was a child. Last summer, that dream came true.
Do Humans Trust AI Coworkers?
USC ISI researchers show that human-AI collaborators may be best at predicting the future. But can they get along?
Five Questions about Space with Garrett Reisman
An audio conversation about space tourism, sustainability and pizza.
From DIY Toys to Cutting Edge Materials: PhD Researcher Receives National SHPE Prize
Advanced materials researcher Emily Anne Vargas has been honored for her contributions to the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.
Can Bacteria Make Stronger Armor, Cars and Airplanes?
USC researchers harness the power of living organisms to make materials that are strong, tolerant and resilient.
Early Warning for Seizures Could Be a Game-Changer for Epilepsy Patients
USC researchers have harnessed a powerful mathematical model to provide advanced seizure prediction, revolutionizing epilepsy management and treatment.
USC Junior Advances Communities By Engineering Infrastructures That Serve The People
For Viterbi student Jessica Brown, engineering is about advancing well-being of our neighbors, in the places we call home.
Can A Robot Operate Effectively Underwater?
USC researchers find sea stars' shape plays an important role in their ability to withstand dynamic water forces and remain attached to surfaces.
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